Booknotes

Buchnotizen/Book Notes provides brief comments on recent books relating to German and German-American topics. Information as to price and ordering can be found at various Internet book sites, or at the nearest ... Read More...

CHILL OUT WITH COOL SUMMER SOUPS

By Sharon Hudgins Photographs Courtesy Sharon Hudgins Summer is prime time for all those luscious fruits and berries that bring their bright colors and heady aromas to roadside stands, open-air markets, and... Read More...

Virtual German Castle Experience

By integrating augmented reality (AR) applications on the subject of “Castles, Parks and Gardens” into Facebook Spark AR, the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) is attaining another way of inspiring potential... Read More...

Leipzig Makes the List

Leipzig has been named to The New York Times’ list of the “52 places to go in 2020”. According to a recent study by the University of Lancaster, Leipzig in the eastern state of Saxony, is the fastest growing... Read More...

The 2020 Passionsspiele in Oberammergau

A village in the grip of passion. By Jackie Guigui-Stolberg I took the train one hour south from Munich to the village of Oberammergau on a Friday in November 2019, hoping to talk to people there about thei... Read More...